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Course Civil Cases Before the District Judge: Best Practice (5 hours)

Overview


This practical course will benefit all litigators who appear before District Judges in the civil courts. Presented by a deputy District Judge, it will provide insight into what the District Judge is looking for in the applications that are made to the court and from the advocates at a hearing. Advice is given on how to prepare for a hearing and how best to present your client's case.

  • Preparing paper applications: common mistakes and how to avoid them;
  • Drafting Claims, statements of case, witness statements, Directions and Listing Questionnaires: tips to maximise their impact;
  • Acting against a Litigant in Person
  • Advocacy and Court etiquette.
  • The art of preparation including trial preparation
  • A whistle stop tour of some common applications:
  • Pre Action and Specific Disclosure;
  • Applications to set aside judgments and Relief from Sanctions;
  • Dealing with Strike outs and Summary Judgments;
  • The Case Management Conference;
  • Infant Settlements
  • Enforcement of Judgements;
  • How to maximise the chances of obtaining a costs order and maximising recoverable costs.

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Type
Course
Level
Foundation
CPD
5 hours
SRA

Fees


£175.00
Package Price
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£400.00
Non Member

(Excluding VAT)

Speakers


Stephen ParkerDetails

Testimonial


Very knowlegeable speaker and comprehensive notes.

James Wallce - Aaron & Partners

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